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Fan in fair condition after fall at Mile High Stadium

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A 29-year-old man is in fair condition after falling from an escalator during Thursday night’s game between the Cardinals and Broncos in Denver.

According to KDVR-TV, Noel Robinson fell roughly 10 feet.  Originally, it was feared that he had fallen a greater distance and in turn sustained more serious injuries.

Denver police determined the fall to be accidental.

Robinson was taken to a local hospital.  He was conscious and talking.

“We are aware of an accident involving a patron falling from an escalator during the fourth quarter of tonight’s game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High,” the stadium management company said in a statement.  “The victim was taken to an area hospital by Denver paramedics, and Stadium Management Company is working with authorities to gather more information about this incident.”

The outcome could have been much worse for Robinson.  Whatever the cause of these types of incidents at baseball and football stadiums, they happen too often.

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16 Responses to “Fan in fair condition after fall at Mile High Stadium”
  1. kiopta1 says: Aug 30, 2013 9:16 PM

    In some stadiums the railings aren’t very high at the ends of steep stairs. It’s kinda like the empire’s no railings policy on the Death Star. I took my family to a lions game last year and our suite’s railing didn’t feel tall enough to stop a person who tripped down the stairs.

  2. Stiller43 says: Aug 30, 2013 9:40 PM

    10 feet? Thats it?

  3. drewzducks says: Aug 30, 2013 9:49 PM

    He’s lucky he wasn’t a mile high. Too soon ?

  4. 8man says: Aug 30, 2013 10:00 PM

    Fortunately, he didn’t fall into the Arikaree River.

    Best wishes to all.

  5. hildezero says: Aug 30, 2013 10:08 PM

    Bad day for him and for his family and friends. The Broncos lose and he gets injured by falling. Sucks.

  6. dretwann says: Aug 30, 2013 10:10 PM

    alcohol? lack of common sense? combination of the two? I wonder if they stop selling beer by the gallon if fewer incidents of any negative persuasion would occur and then if a return to a family environment would ensue. Ponder that…. A dad being able to go to a game with his son, spending a few hundred bucks on tickets, snacks and soft drink and getting home safely with happy memories for life. That seems like a novel idea.

  7. timtheenchanter1 says: Aug 30, 2013 10:15 PM

    He was probably trying to reach over the railing to deface a Flacco poster.

    Oh yeah, and drunk as hell.

  8. thegreatgabbert says: Aug 30, 2013 10:42 PM

    10 feet may not seem like a long fall. But when it is “roughly”……

  9. harry1941 says: Aug 30, 2013 11:00 PM

    I hope he’s ok

  10. kane337 says: Aug 30, 2013 11:02 PM

    Too many people falling from the stands, escalators, or other railings. WTF is wrong with people?

  11. weezycat2 says: Aug 30, 2013 11:22 PM


  12. mrlaloosh says: Aug 30, 2013 11:37 PM

    Stupid is as Stupid does.

  13. 1sflajimmy says: Aug 31, 2013 1:50 AM

    It’s called alcohol.

  14. seabronco says: Aug 31, 2013 4:27 AM

    It’s weird seeing it as mile high stadium. I wish the guy best of luck in recovery! Hope he’s ok

  15. src3084 says: Aug 31, 2013 7:15 AM

    That IS NOT Mile High Stadium!

  16. haywoodjablomee says: Aug 31, 2013 9:16 AM

    Can you spell SETTLEMENT?

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